Tag: cryptocurrency

  • Burn
    Crypto

    Binance CEO Confirms Fourth Quarterly Binance Coin Burn

    The CEO of the world’s foremost cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, has just confirmed that it will be going forward with an upcoming BNB token burn. Binance’s Fourth Token Burn Binance has become well-known for offering so-called ‘token/coin burns’, buying back and destroying its native cryptocurrency (BNB) every fiscal quarter....

    nickchong | July 16, 2018 | 8:30 pm
  • bithumb
    Industry

    Bithumb Bounces Back With Expansion Plans in Japan and Thailand

    Local media recently reported that Bithumb, one of South Korea’s most prominent exchanges, has announced plans to make a move on the Japanese and Thai markets. Korea-Based Exchange Eyes New Markets In an exclusive with ZDNet Korea, Bithumb has announced that it plans to open operations in Japan and...

    nickchong | July 16, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • Philippines
    Industry

    The Unbanked Population: Crypto’s Calling Card?

    Financial services might be something you take for granted. Depositing, borrowing and withdrawing capital is as easy as going to your local bank branch, but there are billions of individuals worldwide with no access to something as simple as a bank account. 77% Of Filipino Adults Do Not...

    nickchong | July 15, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • Crypto

    Bank of England Slammed for Falling Behind Regulating Crypto

    The Bank of England (BoE) has been criticized in a UK Treasury Committee during a hearing on Digital Currencies on July 4. Three senior government and banking officials denied the claim, arguing that a taskforce is underway to provide clear guidance over what crypto regulations need to be...

    tim copeland | July 15, 2018 | 9:00 am
  • Crypto

    Crypto Week In Review: Bancor Hack, Coinbase Add Tokens, Price Drop

    Despite seeing bearish price action, with the market moving down by 10%, the past week was still rife with news about cryptocurrency exchanges. Hedge Fund Investor Takes Step Into An Unfamiliar Space Steven Cohen, a well-known hedge fund manager, recently made an investment into Autonomous Partners, a new...

    nickchong | July 15, 2018 | 5:00 am
  • Altcoins

    Coinbase 0x, BAT, Zcash Listing Met With Debate, Generally Optimistic

    Coinbase has recently announced that it was “exploring” the addition of five altcoins, which led to widespread speculation and discussion about the topic. CNBC Breaks Down The Most Likely Additions To Coinbase Coinbase’s announcement regarding the five altcoins quickly hit headlines in the ‘cryptosphere’, with CNBC taking a unique stance...

    nickchong | July 14, 2018 | 7:48 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Square Sees Stock Price Explode As Its Bitcoin Service Expands

    Square, the financial services company started by Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey, has been seeing its crypto service expand rapidly. Nomura Instinet: Square Is Decoupling From Bitcoin’s Performance Bitcoin has seen a dismal year so far, to be frank, with the foremost cryptocurrency taking a tumble from $20,000 down...

    nickchong | July 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm
  • Vinnik
    Industry

    Ex-BTC-e Operator Alexander Vinnik to be Extradited to France

    As part of an ongoing criminal case that has drawn international attention, a Greek court has agreed today to extradite Russian cybercrime suspect and ex-Bitcoin BTC-e platform operator Alexander Vinnik to France. The move comes after Greek authorities decided exactly where to send Vinnik, who is also wanted...

    Thomas Delahunty | July 13, 2018 | 10:30 pm
  • Coinbase
    Altcoins

    Coinbase is Exploring the Addition of Zcash, Stellar, 0x, BAT, and Cardano

    Coinbase has just unexpectedly announced that its team is looking into making the addition of five top altcoins into Coinbase services. Potential Support for Five Top Altcoins The San Francisco-based exchange took to Twitter to announce that it is “exploring” options to add several crypto assets, namely Zcash,...

    nickchong | July 13, 2018 | 9:10 pm

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